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Jackson Heights Community Groups and Resources

Government Agencies & Public Officials

* New York City Government Information or dial 311
* Metropolitan Transportation Authority Information or dial 511
* Queens Community Board 3
* NYPD 115th Precinct
* NYC Council Member Francisco Moya (21st Council District)
* NYC Council Member Costa Constantinides (22nd Council District)
* NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm (25th Council District)
* NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer (26th Council District)
* Queens Borough President Melinda Katz
* NYS Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas (34th AD)
* NYS Assemblymember Jeffrion L. Aubry (35th AD)
* NYS Assemblymember Zohran Mamdani (36th AD)
* NYS Assemblymember Catalina Cruz (39th AD)
* NYS Senator Michael Gianaris (12th SD)
* NYS Senator Jessica Ramos (13th SD)
* NYS Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (16th SD)
* U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (14th CD)
* U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
* U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer
Community Organizations around Jackson Heights and Queens

Neighborhood Information

* Jackson Heights Wiki
Neighborhood Improvement

* Jackson Heights Beautification Group (Facebook)
* JH Green Alliance (Facebook)
* Make Queens Safer (Facebook)
* Transportation Alternatives - Queens Committee

* Fisher Landau Center for Art
* The Holocenter
* Louis Armstrong House Museum
* MoMA P.S. 1
* Museum of the Moving Image
* New York Hall of Science
* Noguchi Museum
* Queens Museum
* Sculpture Center
* Self-Taught Genius Gallery
* Socrates Sculpure Park
Performing Arts Venues

* Astoria Performing Arts Center
* Chocolate Factory Theatre
* Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts / Flushing Town Hall
* Kupferberg Center for the Arts
* LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
* Queens Theatre in the Park
* Secret Theatre
Arts Groups

* Astoria Symphony Orchestra
* Black Spectrum Theatre Company
* Corona Youth Music Project
* Firefly Puppets
* Flux Factory
* Folk Music Society of NY
* Hibridos Collective
* Jackson Heights Art Club
* Jackson Heights Community Chorus
* Jackson Heights Jazz Festival
* Jackson Heights Orchestra
* Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
* LIC Arts Open
* Local Project
* Queens Council on the Arts
* Queens Symphony Orchestra
* Queens World Film Festival
* Thalia Hispanic Theatre
* Theatre 167
* Topaz Arts
Local Venues

* Espresso 77
* QED Astoria
* Terraza 7
* The Creek and the Cave
Politics and Social Justice

* Adhikaar
* Asian Americans for Equality
* Bangladeshi Americans for Political Progress
* DRUM - Desis Rising up and Moving
* Immigrant Movement International
* Make the Road New York
* New Visions Democratic Club
* Nodutdol
* Queens Congregations United for Action / Faith in New York
* Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change
Community Services, Enrichment, and Empowerment

* American Family Community Services
* Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA)
* Chhaya Community Development Corporation
* Chinese Community Center of Flushing
* The Communisphere Project
* Dominico-American Society of Queens
* Edhi Foundation
* Hamilton Madison House
* Jackson Heights-Elmhurst Kehillah
* Kiwanis Club of Jackson Heights
* Korean-American Community Empowerment Council
* Latin Women in Action
* Neighborhood Housing Services of Northern Queens
* New Immigrant Community Empowerment
* Queens Community House
* Queens Family Justice Center
* Queens Library - Jackson Heights Branch
* Queens Pride House / Queens Lesbian & Gay Community Center
* Queens Pride Lions Club
* Sakhi for South Asian Women
* South Asian Youth Action
* United Spinal Association
* Voces Latinas, Inc.
Cultural Exchange

* Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center
* Centro Civico Colombiano
* Ecuadorian Civic Committee of New York
* Hellenic Cultural Center (Astoria)
* Hispanic and Latino Cultural Center of New York
* Jackson Heights Bangladesh Club
* Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center
* Latin American Cultural Center of Queens (Kew Gardens)
* Latin American Intercultural Alliance
* New York Irish Center (Long Island City)
* Pachimama Peruvian Arts
* Rajkumari Cultural Center (Richmond Hill)
* Turkish Cultural Center of Queens (Sunnyside)
Business and Economic Development

* 82nd Street Business Improvement District
* Jackson Heights-Corona Business Improvement District (Proposed)
* Grameen America
* Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Queens
* Jackson Heights Bangladeshi Business Association
* Queens Business Outreach Center
* Queens Chamber of Commerce
* Queens Economic Development Corporation
* Queens Tech / Coalition for Queens

* See our Queens Foodie Links page!
Religious Organizations / Houses of Worship

* Catholic Universalist Church of Jackson Heights
* Community United Methodist Church
* Congregation Kehillat Tikvah
* Ethical Humanist Society of Queens
* Free Synagogue of Flushing
* Jewish Center of Jackson Heights
* Masjid Darul Furqan
* Muhammadi Community Center of Jackson Heights
* Our Lady of Fatima Parish
* Saint Jacobus Lutheran Church
* Saint Joan of Arc Parish
* Saint Mark's Episcopal Church
* Satya Narayan Mandir
* Seventh-Day Adventist Churches
* Wat Buddha Thai Thavorn VanaramSuggestions of websites for congregations of any faith in or around Jackson Heights are welcome.

Blogs and Websites Featuring Jackson Heights and Nearby Communities

* About Queens
* Astorians - Our sister site
* Brownstoner Queens
* Flushing Exceptionalism
* Jackson Heights 11372
* Jackson Heights Gardens - Real Estate blog
* Jackson Heights Life - That's us! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
* JHFamilies - A discussion group for parents and caregivers
* Jeffrey Tastes - Adventures from our neighborhood culinary ambassador
* Community Communicado - Arts in Jackson Heights
* Kew Gardens Blog
* LIQCity
* Queens Buzz
* Queens Love
* Queens Mamas
* Queens Politics
* Sugar Club Webboard: Thai community classifieds
* Sunnyside Post
* We Heart Astoria
* WQueens7
Photos of Jackson Heights

* "Jackson Heights" on Flickr
* Queenspix
* Jackson Heights Herald
* jackson.heights on Instagram - part of a documentary film project
* Vintage and Recent photos at Jackson Heights Properties
* NYPL Digital Library
Also see JHBG's list of  community links[/list]

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